Re: RFS: phing (Another try)
Arno Töll wrote:
> On 02.07.2011 10:33, Benoît Knecht wrote:
> > - debian/phing.1 still contains the BUGS section I mentioned
> > previously.
> that's not necessarily a problem. You, apparently a FSFE member could
> just take a look into coreutils manpages. See, for instance, cp(1) which
> includes a very similar section:
> REPORTING BUGS
> Report cp bugs to email@example.com
> GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
> General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
> Report cp translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
> Finally I'm not aware of any Debian suggestion to change manpages to
> point users to report bugs to Debian instead of upstream. It is true,
> Debian users can - and are encouraged - to report problems to the BTS,
> but this is definitively not a requirement.
If it was upstream's man page, of course I wouldn't suggest modifying it
in that way. But since it was written by the packager, and at least for
now will mainly be installed on Debian, I think it makes sense not to
advise users to bypass Debian's BTS.